' Rosie The Riverter: Women Of The 1940's

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The Rosie the Riveter video showed the women of the 1940’s doing everything people said only men could do at that time. Not only did the women do the jobs the men did, but they also did the job well and made the job look good. The song was made by Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb in 1943. The theme was women's roles during World War II. This is War propaganda telling other women that they can do anything a man can. The culture was the United States of America. Fighting for victory to make history said the 1940s song “Rosie the Riverter World War II Women-Rosie the Riverter” (http://glamourdaze.com/2009/08/1940s-... ) A quote that was said In the Rosie the Riverter song In the 1940s that explains women of today. The quote is not only saying …show more content…

Women did work such as working in factories, schools, nursing and business labor. At the time of war, women were not just seen as women, they were seen equal to men. Doing the same things the men did. The women were told to make the weapons for men to use in war while the men were fighting for our country. This song is propaganda because it's trying to appeal to the women in the 1840s and how they were feeling at those times. Women felt as if they were less than men and not equal. The song showed women they were needed and meant …show more content…

Occupations such as being a driver of fire engines, trains, and trams, engineering, mental and shipbuilding Industries, debate over equal pay for women doing the same job man would do. (Striking –Women) Inequality and Discrimination) By: Anitha S. (2014) Feminist Review 108:60-70) Source- Some employers agreed on equal pay that only allowed women to performed the same jobs as men “ without assistance or supervision. (Striking –Women) Inequality and discrimination) Anitha S. (2014) The women showed that they could work as hard as man and do the jobs just as well and In (Striking –Women) Inequality and Discrimination) 2nd paragraph) women’s pay was still 53% of the pay of the men they replaced and the semi-skilled and unskilled jobs were given to the women as “women’s jobs” and were exempt from the equal pay. (Striking- Women) Inequality and discrimination). As the women worked to gain independence, respect and equal advantages they were still being seen as less then. Thesis- Without the women being there to help and take over for the man while they fault, there would not be anyone to do the jobs or be able to help company’s make income. Conclusion- With that being said the women should have been able to get more rights and say so on what they’re getting paid and if the pay should be equal or more. So what- The women went on a chance leaving there children at home with

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